Eaton, Jil (1949 - )

Genre: Non-Fiction

Designer Jil Eaton lived in Farmington and Falmouth when growing up. She studied painting at Skidmore and Colby and graphic design at Harvard's Graduate School of Design. She started with her own graphic design business in Portland and, after her son was born, began designing knitted fashions for children. She now owns a knitwear design business called MinnowKnits based in Portland.

Selected Bibliography

  • Minnowknits: Uncommon Clothes to Knit for Kids (1996)
  • Minnowknits, Too: More Uncommon Knits for Kids, Big and Small (1998)
  • SimpleChic: Designer Knits, SuperQuick! (2003)
  • After Dark: Uncommon Knits for Night Time (2004)
  • Puppyknits: 12 Quickknit Fashions for Your Best Friend (2005)
  • Minnies: Quickknits for Babies and Toddlers (2005)
  • Top Dog Knits: 12 Quickknit Fashions for Your Big Best Friend (2007)